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OWS and Oakland General Strike on Wed.  RSS feed

 
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Tune in to Democracy Now (democracynow.org) for updates.

"You may have heard about this Wednesday's General Strike, with mass
gatherings to be held at 9am, 12 noon, and 5pm -- at 14th and Broadway
in downtown Oakland. The call for a general strike is not surprising
given that an overwhelming majority of Americans believe banks and
major corporations have too much power, support amending the U.S.
constitution to affirm that corporations don't have the same rights as
people, and believe corporations have more control of our political
system than average citizens do.

For the past three decades the wealthiest 1% and their corporations
have been taking an ever-increasing share of the income we produce,
leaving the vast majority of us to make do with ever-smaller crumbs to
survive on. Now is the time to take a stand and declare that we
absolutely will not permit these outrages to continue.

This coming Wednesday, November 2, those in the greater Oakland area
will have a chance to make an extremely powerful statement by
participating in the Oakland General Strike. We will be using one of
the most powerful tools available to we the people -- but a tool which
has not actually been exercised in this country for over 60 years,
since we last used it here in Oakland, in 1946.
 
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As far as the movement to give corporations 'human rights', I won't believe it until Texas executes one!
 
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